Implementing Docebo’s Cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), e-learning platform is bringing business benefits to the international freight forwarder with a global footprint, JAS Worldwide Management, Inc. (JAS).
Predicting future changes in the world of technology can be a tricky endeavour. New products and innovations are revealed so rapidly that even experts may be caught unprepared. Even so, that doesn't mean looking into the future is without merit as it helps businesses and industries plan ahead. One of the most important aspects of any organization’s operations is the use of storage, particularly as more of the world becomes driven by data. Current ways of tackling storage challenges are already proving inadequate, necessitating new technologies and strategies for companies both large and small. Though no prediction is guaranteed to happen with 100% accuracy, here are several possibilities for what the future holds for data storage based off of current trends and recent technological developments.
This week, the Board of Directors for the Content Management Professionals announced the ending of CM Pros. The decision to close down the organization was evidently made by the Board in Summer 2014.
Although the CMS Pros didn't play a significant part in my content management endeavors, I'm still a little saddened by their departure. I understand the difficulties of advocating the technical side of content management when the more glitzy marketing side of the house is talking content strategy. But this isn't the cause of my sadness, but my nostalgia for the days professional organizations had real value to people like you and me.
Acquia has announced the appointment of Christopher Stone as senior vice president of products and development. Stone has more than 30 years of experience in software development and pioneering open source solutions for the enterprise. Stone will be responsible for engineering, DevOps, and product management of the Acquia Platform, helping lead the expansion of the company’s suite of SaaS solutions for building and managing integrated digital experiences.
Fast-growing Swiss information management firm recruits former Open Text Senior Vice President to pilot second growth phase
Zurich, Switzerland, 24 September 2014 – Qumram AG, a Swiss company specializing in information management, has appointed Patrick Barnert (43) as CEO with effect from 1 September 2014. As a seasoned manager experienced in growing companies and global business units, Barnert’s principal mission is to actively drive the young company’s growth and internationalization. His management experience includes a spell as an entrepreneur and several years at OpenText, a leading global provider of enterprise information management solutions, where his last position was as Senior Vice President of partners and alliances. The Qumram Big Data platform enables companies to seamlessly record and store all their customers’ interactions across their web, social and mobile channels, while complying with legal requirements. They can then analyze this information and use it to optimize processes and create additional business value.
The latest version – 6.4 – of Docebo’s Cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution contains a series of enhancements to its features and apps intended to cement its position in the top ten of the world’s learning management systems (LMSs).
Named as the sixth best LMS in the world out of 600, in June, by independent market analyst, Craig Weiss and, the following month, rated third in the world for business-to-business use, Docebo’s e-learning platform is currently used by over 650 organizations around the world. Many of these client organizations are large, global companies which use the Docebo LMS to co-ordinate the learning of many thousands of learners belonging to different cultures and living in different time zones.
With Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs likely here to stay, companies are trying to find ways to reap the most benefits while downplaying the drawbacks. While it’s true that BYOD policies can lead to increased productivity, more employee satisfaction, and greater collaboration among workers, some significant issues have arisen in recent years. At the forefront is the concern over having a BYOD security plan, and since under a BYOD policy employees would be using their own personal devices to access company networks and data, business leaders are finding it an issue they need to address quickly. As businesses gain more experience with the threats associated with BYOD, they’re also finding the solutions to deal with them.
Perforce Software today announced the integration of its version management solution with IT automation leader Puppet Labs. Perforce is the only commercial version management solution that integrates with the puppetlabs-vcsrepo module out-of-the-box to support companies practicing DevOps, Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD)—software development methodologies that use automated build and test methods to keep software in a permanently releasable state.
Last week, Sitecore announced Sitecore 8, the next version of its Sitecore Experience Platform. Over the past few years, Sitecore and almost every other CMS provider has focused on providing marketers and other users with as many analytic tools as possible. In their campaign for this new version, Sitecore has stated a belief that when it comes to raw numbers, enough is enough. It's time to return the focus back onto the art of marketing.
When it comes to tools that can help businesses reach out to more and more people, customer relationship management (CRM) systems are some of the most important currently being used. In a nutshell, CRM systems help companies keep track of customer information, with automation and organization of data being crucial elements of the software.